Friday, 29 April 2016

Enugu State governor briefs Buhari on herdsmen attack




The Enugu State Governor, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday evening met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on the herdsmen attack at Ukpabi Nimbo.

Ugwuanyi left a meeting of the Nigeria Governors Forum which was holding inside the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja midway to meet Buhari inside his official residence at about 10pm.
At the end of the meeting, the governor told journalists that there was no truth in some reports suggesting that he was blocked from speaking with Buhari on the incident.
“At no point did I call Mr. President, or anyone in the Presidency for that matter. There was no need, ” he said.
The governor however expressed delight that Buhari had ordered security chiefs to fish out the culprits.
“I am happy that the President has directed the Chief of Defence Staff and the IGP to fish out the culprits and then safeguard the people.
“That is the demand of the state and that is what I am expected to do as a governor, to safeguard lives and property,” he said.
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